CORE El Centro


Photo credit: Erin Bloodgood

Maria Miramontes transitioned from client to volunteer at CORE El Centro; she’s now employed there as a health navigator and, when new clients come there looking for help, she is one of the first people they meet. Read more



Photo credit: Erin Bloodgood

CORE El Centro understands health care in the community as an elaborate web of pieces that must be tied together and which starts with a safe space to practice healing. Read more


Pete’s Fruit Market, providing fresh produce to Milwaukee’s near South Side since 1992, has opened a second location in Bronzeville. Read more


Saving Our Democracy: Aug. 3-9; the Shepherd Express’ list of activities in the greater Milwaukee area that push back against discriminatory, reactionary and authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activitie... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Since 2002, CORE/El Centro (130 W. Bruce St., Suite 300) has promoted healthy people and communities through holistic health programs in English and Spanish. Since moving to the Clock Shadow Building in Walker’s Point in 2012, the organizat... Read more


Madeline Gianforte is a co-founder of CORE/El Centro, a nonprofit, bilingual healing center in Walker’s Point offering affordable wellness therapies to the community. A massage and Reiki practitioner, Gianforte is also Read more

Off the Cuff

Milwaukee developer Juli Kaufmann cleaned up a polluted city lot at the corner of Bruce and South Second streets, several blocks north of the Allen-Bradley Clock Tower, and built the new 30,000-square-foot Clock Shadow Building... Read more

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